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Connacht bolstered by returns of Hansen, Bealham, Butler and Prendergast
Ireland centre Bundee Aki has been included on the bench.
All time
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Leinster medics to monitor Ryan calf issue, Sexton stepping up return
The second row has not been ruled out of the weekend clash with Lyon, while Sexton remains on course for the Six Nations.
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Dublin and Kerry stars' stellar form recognised with Player of the Month awards
Con O’Callaghan took the August accolade, while Sean O’Shea’s September saw him honoured.
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Tipperary and Dublin stars claim latest GAA player of the month awards
Noel McGrath and Con O’Callaghan took the honours for August.
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Do you agree with the man-of-the-match winners from the All-Ireland SFC semi-finals?
Kerry pair Stephen O’Brien and David Moran, and Dublin star Con O’Callaghan all got the nod.
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Donegal and Cork stars claim latest GAA player of the month awards
Michael Murphy and Patrick Horgan took the honours for July.
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'They’ve been brilliant' - Earls and Carbery returns huge for Munster
Johann van Graan believes ‘big players will perform in the big games.’
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'Fantastic news' as Murray trains while Earls and Carbery in line for return
Johann van Graan’s men will host Benetton in this weekend’s Pro14 quarter-final.
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Do you agree with the man-of-the-match winners from the weekend's Super 8s action?
Stars from Galway, Dublin, Tyrone and Monaghan took home the football awards.
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Schmidt confident Sexton and O'Brien will be fit for Six Nations opener
The out-half was forced off in the first half of Leinster’s draw with Castres last weekend.
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Monreal: Arsenal are privileged to have Sanchez and Ozil
Sanchez and Ozil have been the lynchpins of Arsenal’s good form in recent months.
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The 25 most important players in the Premier League this season
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and others who could potentially set the top flight alight.
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Six players to watch in Sunday's Leinster senior club football final
There is plenty of talent on show this weekend, here are a few footballers to keep a close eye on.
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The best club rugby weekend of the year is upon us - Here's who could decide it
Can Jonathan Davies finally bring his international form to his club side?
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Ireland delighted with returning 'world-class operators' Sexton, O'Brien and Healy
Joe Schmidt revealed that Healy was doing extras out on the pitch after the win over France.
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8 U21 hurlers to watch out for during this weekend's All-Ireland semi-finals
This year’s All-Ireland U21 hurling semi-finals take place in Semple Stadium, Thurles tomorrow evening.